summer reading list

Lately it seems that the world is changing daily but one thing is certain – I absolutely can’t wait until we visit New England in July! It is almost hard to believe that we’ve spent most of 2020 right in our home. I actually love our townhome which has a nice outdoor space where I […]

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what the pandemic has taught me about planning travel

It’s hard to believe that it’s been almost two months since our lives flipped upside down due to the Coronavirus outbreak. My last day in the office was on March 13th and since then I’ve been working from home, getting groceries delivered, and haven’t come within six feet of someone other than my husband! Although […]

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travel essentials

Those that love traveling as much as me will agree that the excitement of finally clicking purchase on the flights you’ve been eyeing is unparalleled. Then, getting to map out all the adventures you’re going to take, sites you’ll see, and food you’ll taste feels like a vacation itself! After a long work day I’ll […]

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overcoming travel anxiety

One of the main reasons I love traveling is because it pushes you to challenge yourself. Beyond the beauty of new cultures and new experiences, you’re testing your personal boundaries by navigating, meeting new people, communicating via different languages, and/or dealing with the unknown. With the excitement of traveling however sometimes comes a very human […]

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travel tips for work trips

I’ve been doing quite a bit of traveling for work lately and have realized one very important thing; traveling for work and traveling for pleasure are entirely different experiences. For those of you that don’t know, I work at an advertising agency in Rochester, NY. One of my main clients is located in the financial […]

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vacation planning process 101

The trip planning process is unique for everyone. I absolutely love the planning process however it can be viewed as tedious, confusing, and stressful for new travelers or for people that flat out don’t enjoy planning in general. This weeks post is your one-stop shop for all of your trip planning needs! It All Starts […]

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air bnb or hotel?

Traveling has been made so much easier in recent years with ride sharing and home rentals. Access to affordable housing and transportation has certainly made trips possible for me and Phil that otherwise would have been impossible due to budget. These budget-friendly options are completely changing the way we travel! Using Uber and Lyft is […]

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why you should use packing organizers

Today I’m talking all things packing! A question I’ve gotten from a few girlfriends lately is if I use packing cubes so I’m using this post to share that yes I do and why I love them so much. The organizers I purchased about a year ago are from Amazon and the brand OEE. They […]

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